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Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah Scrase and her widowed mother Ellen to enter the notorious St Giles and St George's Workhouse.

When Ellen dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife.

Sarah's ordeal seems to be over when philanthropist and sugar mill owner James Arbuthnot takes her into his home.

But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.

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The Workhouse Girl
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The title is what drew me to this book
September 30th, 2015
It was a wonderful story , I enjoyed from beginning to the end. I will definetley be reading more of her books.
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September 19th, 2015
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September 11th, 2015
I loved the story it's a very good read.i like all her books.also it's about years ago and taken place in England.
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July 27th, 2014
Brilliant as always from the pen of Dilly Court I love all her books.
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